Yum Sen Mee

At this difficult time for so many people around the world I may be unable to help much, but if you need help with Thai food recipes or Thai food you can make from the ingredients you have then feel free to contact me. I will try my best to get back to you with some ideas.
Good luck to everyone and stay safe.

The recipe I am about to share is called ‘Yum sen mee plara’ also known as thin rice noodles salad with anchovies sauce. I have mentioned before that plarah, or anchovies sauce, has been a key condiment in Isaan food for a long time.

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Stir fried octopus with chilli basil

The weather is getting warmer here so I love to cook outside my home more. I made my (not so) secret stir fry sauce which is very convenient to use outside and saves me carrying 4-5 bottles of sauce outside and back. I will share the recipe below. Happy spring Australia.

Please enjoy the cooking video.

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Homemade satay prawns

Homemade satay prawns served with peanuts dipping sauce and Ar-jard (cucumber, onion and red chilli in vinegar)

Peanuts sauce Ingredients 
3 tbsp mussaman curry paste
1/2 cup coconut cream
1/4 cup coconut milk
1 tbsp peanuts butter
1 tbsp Fish sauce, to taste
1/2 tbsp tamarind paste
1/4 crushed peanuts
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Minced Prawns and Pork in Coconut Milk

When I think about recipes to share with you guys for the Lion brand blog post I always want to keep them as simple and as authentic as possible. My idea is that this gives you the best chance (and incentive!) to follow the recipe and make it yourself at home.

For a while now I have been sharing popular classic recipes like Pad Thai, Tom yum and Crying tiger which I believe many of you would have heard of and be familiar with. This time let’s talk about something different but still simple. I would like to show you how to make “Lone” (หลน).

Lone is a dish from the centre of Thailand, The dish is usually categorised as a dip, but is often served as a main dish alongside fresh vegetables such as long bean (snake beans), cucumber, lettuce, cabbage, eggplant, young ginger etc.

The taste is led by sour follow by saltiness and sweetness. The coconut milk in the dish is what makes it distinctively creamy.

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